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New Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers album "virtually done"

New Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers album "virtually done"

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers have nearly completed their new album, according to Benmont Tench.

The Heartbreakers' keyboard player has been speaking to Uncut ahead of the release of his solo album, You Should Be So Lucky.

When asked about the status of the new Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers album, Tench told Uncut: "I think we’re virtually done. We cut a lot of stuff; Tom just wants to get the right batch of songs. That’s the scoop on it."

The release will be the band's 13th studio album, and their first since 2010.

Tench's You Should Be So Lucky includes contributions from Petty, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, Ryan Adams, Ringo Starr and Don Was. It is released on Blue Note.

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